It’s flu season again, so it’s time to break out the foods which help us.

Remember the virus hangs around on surfaces wipe door knobs and surfaces with detol, glen 20, go natural and use eucalyptus oil.

Get kids to shower immediately after school.

Drinking hot lemon and honey, up to 6 cups per day.  

Add slices of lemon to hot black tea.   

Lemon and Ginger Tea if your tummy is involved.

Lemon and Peppermint tea if you are feverish.

Lemon Balm Tea – fresh is best  

Essential oils are for external use only, be very careful is using oils around babies or dogs, best using a diffuser.

Onion Soup 
Take two red onions, two brown onions, two white onions and one leak.
Peel and slice all onions, sauté in a pan until lightly brown. Place in a pot with 2 L of chicken stock bring to the boil.
Serve with a slice of toast, and grated cheese on top.

Garlic Soup  
1 kg Garlic- organic is best 
2 brown onions
Peel and dice
sauté in a little butter until lightly brown
add 1 1/2 - 2 litre chicken stock
bring to boil and simmer for 5 minute
Blend, and I like to add a little fresh cream or blue vein cheese
If you are worried about your breath, chew peppermint leaves.

 

Double up on your Juice Plus+ helps

 

Each year I make my Influenza Tonic, for prevention take 20 ml daily.

Adult Dose for acute infection, 20 ml up to 4 times daily